“Written across histories as seemingly varied as Lithuania’s Jewish Kovno Ghetto and Queer Nation San Francisco, Paper Is White connects them in a very different sort of adventure novel, where remembering someone you love becomes one of the most radical things you can do. Zaid is fierce, a rebel with a cause, and her breathtaking leaps of imagination make new worlds possible."
--Alexander Chee, author of Queen of the Night and How to Write an Autobiographical Novel
Hilary Zaid has written a beautiful, heartbreaking book about the stories that haunt us, about the ways silence can be wielded as a weapon and ultimately about how love between women can be redemptive. An important book. Also, a very funny book.
--Nayomi Munaweera, author of Island of a Thousand Mirrors and what Lies Between Us
Paper Is White draws you in, word by word, sentence by sentence, until you’re so immersed in its world you can’t stop reading. Exploring the relationship between intimacy and truth-telling, as well as how past secrets complicate present-day commitments, this beautiful novel reveals generations of love.
--Lucy Bledsoe, author of A Thin Bright Line and The Evolution of Love